Joining the club for Season 2019

Trials for our Women’s Team

We are pleased to announce 4 sessions for Trials for our Women’s team.

12 noon to 1 pm each Saturday on Nov 25, Dec 1, Dec 8 and Dec 15 at Quinn Grove Reserve, East Keilor next to East Keilor Leisure Centre

Register your interest so we have your details and can keep you informed.

Expressions of Interest to join the club

The club is taking limited expressions of interest for new members with all of our grading and trials now complete.

U7-U12 Boys: Register your interest. The club has made offers to returning members and new players who graded in October. We will have vacancies that we can fill from mid-November.

All Girls and Women: Register your interest, the club will contact you with vacancy information.

U13-U16 Boys: Enquiries after October 25 will be waitlisted. The club will contact you if we have vacancies.

U18 to Senior Men: Register your interest. These age groups are very competitive and trials are by invitation only.

Mini-Roo Boys U7-U12

Mini-Roos Boys offers of membership to the club have been sent out to over 250 boys. Check your inbox and accept your offer!

Final grading for Kangaroo U11 and U12 squads has just completed and the club is currently assessing player places.

U13-16 Boys

Our final selections sessions for U13-16 Boys A Squads have just completed and the club is assessing player placements.

Provisional squads for U13-16 will be announced along with membership offers in mid-November.

Players who are not offered a spot at the club will be waitlisted. Please note the club is attempting to provide a spot for as many players as possible however due to council restrictions on field usage and actual facility space it is not possible for the club to admit all new players.


We have run a grading session for girls and will be making offers but we have vacancies - please register your interest!

U18, U20 & Senior Men

Limited trials have just completed. The club may announce more trials in due course.

If you haven’t heard anything back by November 19 please contact

Returning players from U18 & U20: we will be arranging for returning players to be trialed in January 2019 along with any new players who have been selected.

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Essendon Royals has a range of programs across team football for Mini-roos, Juniors and Seniors for both girls and boys as well as our Academy & Aldi Mini-Roos Kickoff programs


Our Club


The Royals began life in 1959 as Unione Sportiva Triestina. The name reflected the Italian roots, specifically the city of Trieste, of its founders. Since those early days the Club has experienced its fair share of promotions and relegations. It has played in virtually every division including the Victorian Premier League. Four mergers over that period have also seen the Club’s name change fairly frequently. The last merger with East Brunswick-Ivanhoe SC in 1994 added Royals to the club's name. Despite all these changes, the Club continues to follow the tradition of the Club’s founders, providing the local football community with an opportunity to indulge their passion for the World Game.   



We pride ourselves on being an open and welcoming club but we also have limited playing space and coaches. Our mini-roos boys and youth boys teams are at current capacity. We are encouraging more growth in our girls teams and young women's teams. Please make sure if you are interested in playing at Royals to fill in our expression of interest form. As we develop our facilities and possibly acquire new facilities we will be able to provide more membership opportunities within the community.